If your wife was hurt in a car accident and she can’t have sex because her neck and back hurts, can you sue?

Asked on November 14, 2013 under Personal Injury, New Jersey

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Most states recognize a claim for loss of consortium if your wife was not the at-fault party in the car accident.  Generally, your wife would file a personal injury claim and you would join her as a plaintiff with your loss of consortium claim.  You should consult a personal injury attorney in your state about this.


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